Announcing the 2013 Oral Auction Items! 1-20
1. OWA Auction Platinum Table
Reserve your seats for 2014! The exclusive PLATINUM TABLE for eight can be yours for next year’s OWA Auction. Get the VIP treatment and special recognition for you and your guests.
Oregon Women for Agriculture
2. Secluded Steens Mountain Cabin
This mountain cabin requires a 4-wheel drive to get to but there are few places on earth left with this atmosphere. It is on top of a mountain and you will see more stars than you ever remembered being in the sky. There are two bedrooms, a propane stove, running water, flush toilet and miles of space. Relax by the fire pit as you let the world pass you by. (You will need to provide your own food supplies – make a list because running to the store is not an option!) Included is $100 gas card to help get you there.
Harry Otley, Citizen’s Bank
3. Mother’s Day Flower Basket and Stand
You are sure to be your mom’s favorite when you are the winning bidder on this hanging basket and stand. Just add a card and there is no need to wrap it up before you give it to her!
Marion-Clackamas Women for Agriculture
4. Newport Rest & Relaxation Package
Pack your bag, get in the car and drive away for two nights at the Elizabeth Street Inn. Wake up late and enjoy the Continental Breakfast. Take a walk on the beach or read that book you have been waiting to break open. Use your $50 dinner certificate that evening for a lovely meal at April’s at Nye Beach before heading back for your second night. Repeat breakfast and then stop by Mo’s before turning the car back towards home. Just what the doctor ordered!
5. A Day of Ditching
Have a field that requires a snorkel to work in? This is just what you need – Eight hours of custom field ditching with an Argo Track Machine from Pat Manning. You know the difference a ditch makes for growing almost any crop but rice. Raise your number high and have a drier field to show for it.
6. Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner for Six
This is your opportunity to show your Irish pride and bid on a taste of the homeland. Martha & Dennis Glaser will prepare and serve you in their home in Tangent. Meal includes Corned Beef, cabbage, side dishes, dessert, wine and Guinness. Need not be Irish to bid on this fun evening!
Martha & Dennis Glaser
7. Explore the Bounty of Yamhill County
There is a lot happening in Yamhill County! Be pampered for two nights at A’ Tuscan Estate Bed & Breakfast (McMinnville). This has a well-deserved 5-star rating with an amazing breakfast. Begin with a private wine tasting for two at Panther Creek Cellars (McMinnville). From there use the many gift certificates included to visit Golden Valley Brewery & Restaurant ($75), Buchanan Cellars($25), downtown McMinnville shops($50) and then choose a pie from Blue Raeven Farmstand. Complete your day with treats from Honest Chocolates. You can call your friends to join you at Coelho Winery (Amity) for wine tasting for six at the end of your stay or make it a completely different trek. Either way you will want to come back soon. Don’t forget your hazelnut products from Firestone Farms and your bottle of Coelho Winery Pinot Noir to take home with you tonight.
A’ Tuscan Estate Bed & Breakfast, Panther Creek Cellars, Coelho Winery, Golden Valley Brewery, Buchanan Cellars, McMinnville Downtown Association, Blue Raeven Farms, Honest Chocolates, Yamhill County Women for Agriculture, Firestone Farms, Helle and Bruce Ruddenklau, Teresa Smith, Sandy Willius
8. Pedal Power from Papé
The perfect toy to keep the kids busy and then have them sleep soundly that night. Pedal tractors are classic entertainment and it is high time you owned one!
Papé Machinery Agriculture and Turf
9. Time to Go Fishing!
Marvin’s Guide Service has been doing this for over 30 years. This package is for two people for eight hours of fishing on the Columbia River OR Willamette River OR Clackamas River OR Sandy River OR Tillamook Bay. You can go after Salmon OR Steelhead OR Walleye OR Shad. Marvin provides the boat, the fishing gear, lunch and the bait. Included in this package is a $50 Shell gas card and an $80 Fred Meyer gift card for essentials such as licenses and Dramamine. Give Marvin a call to work out the details!
Key Bank Agri Business
10. Baling Twine and Lots of It!
Your hay/straw operation uses lots of twine. Here is your opportunity to purchase the twine you need and support OWA at the same time! You are bidding on 36 rolls of Donaghys Twine. You get to choose the twine strength, length and color of twine. (Limited to inventory in stock for the 2013 season or good towards your 2014 purchase of any knot strength manufactured by Donaghys.) You know you need it and will use it – Bid now and bid often!!!
Doerfler Farms, Inc.
11. Polk County Patriotic Quilt
These ladies are proud to be Americans and it shows in their handmade quilt! Take this beautiful creation home and show your true colors.
Polk County Women for Agriculture
12. A Movie at Your Own Matinee!
You and up to 200 of your closest friends/family or maybe ….. the ONE special person in your life will receive a warm welcome at this unique, independently-owned, local theater, the PIX in Albany. Yes, you will have it all to yourself! The friendly staff will be there to make sure your experience is fun and exciting. Bring the movie you want or the theater will show the movie they are currently playing, your choice. Includes $200 worth of concessions. 11 am to 2 pm, Monday – Sunday until May 26, 2013, after May 28th Monday – Friday only. Expires June 21, 2013.
13. Adult Child Exit Package
This is the basics for getting that graduating senior out into the world of college or their first apartment. Let’s begin with a mini fridge, because what kid doesn’t want one? Add to that a laundry basket, top ramen with recipes, first aid kit, slippers, travel mug, gift certificates and cleaning supplies plus more! What a great send off and yes, you will see them again because the fridge will need to be filled, again, and again and again.
Linn-Benton Women for Agriculture
14. RV Rental – 3 Days
Give life on the open road a try for three days with this 24’ -27’ travel trailer from Guaranty RV. Package includes vouchers for Oregon State Parks and $150 visa card for gas and supplies. It is like camping with a lot more comfort. You can also apply the package toward a motor home rental. Have an adventure with someone else making sure everything works before leaving the driveway!
Wilbur Ellis, Guaranty RV
15. Tri-Tip OR Pork Dinner for 30 People!
Stacey and Danny Meneses have generously donated their tri-tip or pork dinner with all the fixings for multiple years. This is such an awesome idea and very tasty too. Give them a call to coordinate dates available for both the buyer and the donor and they will deliver it to your door. Amazing!
Stacey & Danny Meneses, Lewis Seed, Central Oregon Seeds
16. Eight Hours of Sand Blasting
So you have that piece of equipment that needs some love and care or a new invention/modification that needs to be prepped for painting or that metal deck railing that truly needs help. With eight hours of sand blasting a lot can get done in a hurry. Think big and load the trailer to deliver it to Bunce Sand Blasting on Peoria Road. Raise your bid card high and get ‘er done!
Bunce Sand Blasting
17. Overleaf Spa & Lodge
This is such an amazing place to stay in Yachats! Every gorgeous room has an ocean view, the breakfast is famous and you can use the $600 gift certificate for the room you want and the spa services that appeal to you. It is only a short distance to drive to get completely away from stress and be pampered. Expires 3/15/2014.
Venell Farms, Inc.
18. Bark-Gravel-Soil! Oh my!
All the basics you need to get your landscape ready for the season. Use the over $400 in gift certificates towards bark, soil, gravel and delivery. This package has it all! (Note: all donors are located in Benton and Linn County.)
Jackson Luck Enterprises, Pro Bark, The Tack Box, Benton County Fair
19. Hot Air Balloon Ride
Get a new perspective on the world – from a balloon! Enjoy a flight for two in a hot air balloon from Vista Balloon Adventures after spending a night at Red Ridge near McMinnville. Includes champagne brunch when you land! What a treat for you and your main squeeze.
Vista Balloon Adventures, Inc., Yamhill Women for Agriculture, Roelie and Johannes Goddik, Red Ridge
20. Cooking Class with Ruby Lewis – Taste of Italy
Perfect your pasta with an Italian Cooking Class for two taught by Ruby Lewis of Albany. Ruby has been teaching culinary classes while running her own restaurant, Pizza King, for 27 years. She recently placed second in her class at the Italian Academia Barilla in Italy. Learn from a professional and enjoy the basket filled with Ruby’s cookbooks and helpful kitchen paraphernalia.
Thomas Ag Services, LLC, Ruby Lewis